The History of Language Processor Technology in IBM

@article{Allen1981TheHO,
  title={The History of Language Processor Technology in IBM},
  author={Frances E. Allen},
  journal={IBM J. Res. Dev.},
  year={1981},
  volume={25},
  pages={535-548}
}
  • F. Allen
  • Published 1 September 1981
  • Computer Science
  • IBM J. Res. Dev.
The history of language processor technology in IBM is described in this paper. Most of the paper is devoted to compiler technology; interpreters, assemblers, and macro systems are discussed briefly. The emphasis is on scientific contributions and technological advances from ah istorical perspective. The synergistic relationship between theory andpractice is a subtheme. 

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